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Amur Oblast

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Amur Oblast (Russian: Аму́рская о́бласть, ah-MOOR-skuh-yuh OH-blust’) is a region in the Russian Far East roughly the size of Japan with less than 1% Japan's population. It borders Zabaykalsky Krai to the west, Yakutia to the north, Khabarovsk Krai to the east, the Jewish Autonomous Oblast to the southeast, and China to the south.

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  • Khingansky Nature Reserve
  • Zeysky Nature Reserve

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Amur Oblast is of special economic importance, being home to the mainstay of the Russian Far East's water supply and vast gold and other mineral deposits.

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See Russian phrasebook.

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The Trans-Siberian Railway is the main road by which most travelers visit Amur Oblast. The mainline stops at Skovorodino, Belogorsk, and Svobodny. Blagoveshchensk is served by a spoke from Belogorsk; Tynda by a spoke from Skovorodino and by the Baikal-Amur Mainline.

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The next major stop to the east on the Trans-Siberian Railway is Birobidzhan; to the west, Chita.

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